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Wildlide on Hilton Head Island

We often call Hilton Head Island “paradise.” But for nature lovers, this little island of ours really is a true paradise. There is such abundant — and unique — wildlife on our barrier island. Not only can you expect to see all kinds of different oceanic life, but there are also the marshes, which are a diverse ecosystem all on their own.

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What makes Hilton Head Island a magical winter destination

There might not be snow on the island, but there’s still magic in the air every winter on Hilton Head. It might not be the most obvious choice for a winter vacation destination, but Hilton Head Island truly embodies the holiday spirit each year!

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5 Must-See Iconic Places on Hilton Head Island

If you’re visiting Hilton Head Island for the first time — or just moved here — you might be wondering where the most “iconic” places are on the island. These are the places islanders take pride in, and where they bring their friends and family on their visits to the island. They’re also the places tourists are sure to remember — and keep them coming back for more.

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It’s almost Fall, y’all! What Hilton Head has in store for you.

For many, Fall is a favorite time of year on the island. Why? The days are slightly cooler — but can still reach 80 degrees — and the island is a little less crowded. Fall is also the season of oyster roasts, bonfires and a ton of fun events on Hilton Head Island. Here’s what’s happening on Hilton Head Island this September and October.

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Summer Events on Hilton Head Island

It might not technically be summer yet, but it sure feels like summer in the Lowcountry! If you’re new here, Hilton Head Island really comes to life this time of year. There are so many fun summer (and late spring) events! Check them out in our list below:

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The Best Place for Tennis on Hilton Head Is ...

If you love tennis, then you need to check out the Sea Pines Racquet Club! Sea Pines Resort guests get two free hours of play per day on the resort’s 20 clay courts — four of which are lit! Reserved tennis rate for guests of the Sea Pines Resort beyond the 2 hour complimentary court time is $25. This elite racquet club has racked up a ton of awards, including: TENNIS Magazine’s “#1 Ranking for Tennis Programs” Ranked No. 2 among the country's top tennis facilities by TENNIS magazine Ranked No. 5 on TENNIS magazine's list of the "50 Best U.S. Tennis Resorts" Ranked No. 1 by TENNIS magazine among list of best match-ups Ranked No. 2 by TENNIS magazine for top instruction
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Things to Do This Spring on HIlton Head Island

Yes, Spring is the “unofficial” start of festival and tourist season in the Lowcountry. But the thing locals really love? Even though RBC Heritage brings arguably the largest crowds of the year to the island, those crowds only last a week. The rest of the season tends to be much less crowded than the summer months — and since summer is technically our rainy season, the weather can be a bit better, too! Here are some of our favorite things to do on Hilton Head Island in the Spring:
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The Spectators Guide to the 2022 RBC Heritage

After two years of dealing with restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic — which resulted in no spectators being allowed at the event in 2020 and limited tickets being sold for 2021 — Hilton Head Island’s favorite golf tournament is back to full capacity this year! The 54th annual RBC Heritage presented by Boeing will take place April 11-17, 2022, on Harbour Town Golf Links in Sea Pines Resort. Here’s everything you need to know about this year’s Hilton Head PGA Tour stop:


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5 Fun Facts About the RBC Heritage Golf Tournament

Are you as excited about this year’s RBC Heritage as we are? The Heritage is definitely one of the best annual events on Hilton Head — and it’s so much more than just a golf tournament. Here are a few fun facts about the RBC Heritage, including how it got started and why it’s such a big deal to our little island:


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Romantic Things To Do on Hilton Head

Hilton Head Island is arguably one of the most romantic places in the U.S. With its white sand beaches, dripping Spanish Moss, exquisite seafood … it’s easy to see why so many people come to this little island of ours to celebrate love. If you’re trying to plan a Valentine’s Day your sweetheart will never forget, we’ve got you covered.


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What to do in February and March on Hilton Head

While summer is “peak tourist season” for Hilton Head Island, February and March are arguably a close second. But why are these months so popular? They mark the beginning of festival season! The next two months are packed full of fun events on Hilton Head and in the surrounding area. 


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Fun ways to celebrate the New Year on Hilton Head Island

Can you believe it’s almost 2022?! If you’re an island resident or booked a trip to Hilton Head Island to celebrate the New Year, we’ve got a few ideas for you! .


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Where to see — and learn about — Hilton Head’s unique wildlife

Hilton Head Island is known for its abundant — and diverse — wildlife, making it a true animal lover’s paradise. We have sea turtles and dolphins, the occasional manatee, various crabs and stingrays, egrets and Blue Herons and of course — alligators. There’s so much wildlife to see! If you’re here for a short time, or just trying to find the best spots to see some of the more unique wildlife, you’ve come to the right place. Here are some of our favorite spots to watch wildlife on the island — and a few places to see animals that are a bit less “wild.” 


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Festivals, Holiday Celebrations & Oyster Roasts: November Events on Hilton Head Island

The holidays are right around the corner and Hilton Head Island is sure ready to celebrate! The island is finally feeling back to its usual self with plenty of festivals, oyster roasts and fun events planned for November.


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5 Ways to Keep Kids Entertained on Hilton Head Beaches

There’s so much more you can do than lounge on the beach or go for a swim! Here are some of our favorite kid-friendly activities.


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What to do on Hilton Head when it rains

There are certain times of the year when it seems to rain every single day on Hilton Head Island. The good news? 

Luckily, our rainstorms also tend to be pretty short-lived — so you’ll be back on the beach and bike trails before you know it. There are still plenty of fun things to do on the island when it rains.


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Fall events on Hilton Head Island

Fall has always been one of our favorite times here in the Lowcountry. The weather is mild, the island is less crowded and it's one of the best times of the year for events. Here’s a look at what events to expect on Hilton Head Island that you won’t want to miss.

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How to do Hilton Head like a local

Whether you are visiting Hilton Head for the first time or moving to this special part of the Lowcountry, this is the blog for you.

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These Hilton Head homes for sale will make perfect family vacation homes

When it comes to finding a second or third home that's perfect for family vacations, never before has "location, location, location" been more true. Two Hilton Head homes for sale are located in vacation mecca — the exclusive Sea Pines gated community on Hilton Head Island.

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10 Ways to Celebrate Dad on Hilton Head this Father's Day

Father’s Day will be here before you know it (it’s June 20, in case you forgot)! Trying to figure out the best way to make Dad’s day? Hilton Head Island is full of both family-friendly and adult fun. Here’s a list of 10 ways to spend Father’s Day this year:

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10 Ways To Stay Active Around Hilton Head Island This Summer

It’s that time of year where you can just feel that summer’s right around the corner — the weather’s warming up, flowers are in full bloom and yes, the humidity is already climbing, too.

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Ready to sell your Sea Pines home this summer?

Preparing your house for sale is key if you want to sell it quickly and for its true value. But what goes into preparing a home for sale?

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What to know about 2021 RBC Heritage

RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing is always known as one of the “events of the year” on Hilton Head Island. But — like most other events in the time of COVID-19 — this year’s event is going to be a little different.

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Where to snap the best family portraits or selfies on Hilton Head

Trying to up your Instagram game? If you’re looking for the best place for selfies — or even family portraits — on Hilton Head Island, we’ve got you covered. We’d argue that Hilton Head is one of the most scenic places on the East Coast. From the white sand beaches to the moss-covered Live Oak Trees to the iconic Harbour Town Lighthouse, there are plenty of places on the island that work as stunning backdrops.

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Why Spring is the best time to visit Hilton Head Island

You might think that summer is the best time to vacation on Hilton Head Island — but we actually prefer spring.

Why?

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February and March Events on Hilton Head

Late February through March on Hilton Head Island represents peak off-season time for residents and tourists who enjoy our foot-shaped island. Here’s a look at social-distancing safe events you can expect.

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10 Hilton Head restaurants for Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and if you’re planning on having a romantic dinner at a restaurant, you should definitely make your reservation ASAP! 

Luckily, Hilton Head Island has a lot of great options, including plenty of restaurants with great views and outdoor seating.

Check out a list of our favorite romantic restaurants below:

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What's new and exciting on Hilton Head in 2021

It’s a new year, and there are some exciting, new things happening on Hilton Head Island!

First, have you heard about the awesome new park that’s now open near Coligny Beach?

Lowcountry Celebration Park opened December 2020. The new, 10-acre park off of Pope Avenue features an open pavilion and lawn for events and festivals, two fitness stations, restrooms, a perimeter walk, art sculptures and the park’s centerpiece: The Adventure Playground.

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10 Reasons to Buy a Home On Hilton Head Island

Hilton Head Island has consistently been ranked as a top vacation destination, but it’s also a great place to live year-round.

So what makes the foot-shaped barrier island off the coast of South Carolina so special?

Here are 10 reasons why you should buy a home on Hilton Head:

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Get back into nature this January with these fun events


The start of 2021 will take you back to nature this January in the Lowcountry. While you take the necessary safety precautions, here are a few things to do on your own in Bluffton and Hilton Head in January.

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How to set new holiday traditions, Hilton Head style

This year’s more challenging than most when it comes to the holidays. While many people aren’t  gathering with family and friends as usual, that doesn’t mean you can’t still celebrate. And one way to really make a new place feel like home? Start new traditions. If you’ve recently moved to Hilton Head, then start celebrating Christmas the way the locals do!

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 Hilton Head's Holiday Season Looks a Little Different

December community events on Hilton Head

December is one of the most wonderful times of the year on Hilton Head Island. The last month of the year is typically packed with holiday events, the weather is mild and the crowds are much smaller than in the summer. 

Like everything else in 2020, December on Hilton Head will be a little different this year. While many annual holiday events have been canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions, there are some festive events to help spread holiday cheer:

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Cooking Challenged? No problem.

Here’s where you can order your holiday meals on Hilton Head.

Whether you’ve never cooked an entire Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner — trimmings and all! — or you just need a break from the holiday kitchen grind, you can pre-order your meal or parts of your meal from Hilton Head Island restaurants and grocery stores.

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Lindsay Bunting
Lindsay Bunting
PO Box 3087 Hilton Head Island SC 29928